Special Electronics Technician

Electronic Engineering Technology 

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The Anoka Technical College Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program offers two Special Electronics Technician awards: an associate in applied science (AAS) degree and a diploma.

Both programs are individualized and require pre-approval from the Electronic Engineering Department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

The Anoka Technical Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program includes a 72-credit Special Electronics Technician associate in applied science (AAS) degree that prepares students in core electronic engineering technology skills, as well as a broad background in computer support and networking.

See your program advisor for more information.

PDF  Program Guide

Prerequisites

The Anoka Technical College associate in applied science (AAS) degree in Special Electronic Technician emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the Electronic Engineering Department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

Also see Graduation Requirements.

Credits

 TOTAL CREDITS
72
 Technical
57
 Core
37
 ETEC1101  DC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1111  AC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1201  Solid State Electronic Devices
5
 ETEC1240  Introduction to Computers for Technical Users        3
 ETEC1250  Digital I
3
 ETEC1270  Technical Documentation Lab
2
 ETEC1300  Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits
2
 ETEC2010  Basic Wireless Communications
2
 ETEC2070  Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
2
 ETEC2137  Computer Controlled Systems Integrating LabVIEW
4
 ETEC2147  Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning
4
 
 Special Electronics Technician Emphasis
20

The Anoka Technical College associate in applied science (AAS) degree in Special Electronic Technical emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the electronic engineering department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

General Education/MnTC Requirements
15
Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take:
 *MATH1700  Pre - Calculus (approved MnTC Goal Area Four)
5

The remaining ten (10) credits must be taken from the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

*Additional MATH coureses may be needed to prepare for Pre-Calculus.

See your program advisor for additional information.

Program Sequence

 FIRST YEAR
 Fall Semester
 ETEC1101  DC Power Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1111  AC Power Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1250  Introduction to Computers for Technical Users      3
 ETEC1250  Digital 1 
3
 **MATH  Based on Highest Level Placement Score
XX
     
 TOTAL  Based on Math course
XX
 
 Spring Semester
 ETEC1201  Solid State Electronic Devices
5
 ETEC1270  Technical Documentation Lab
2
 ETEC1300  Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits
2
 ETEC2137  Computer Controlled Systems Integrating LabVIEW
4
 GENERAL EDUCATION   4
     
 TOTAL  
17
 
 Summer Semester
**MATH1700 Pre-Calculus 5
 SECOND YEAR
 Fall Semester
 ETEC2010  Basic Wireless Communications
2
 ETEC2147  Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning
4
 ETEC2070  Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
2
 ETEC2181  A+ Certification and Computer Troubleshooting
6
 GENERAL EDUCATION          3
     
 TOTAL  
17
 
 Spring Semester
 ETEC2181  Automation and Control Concepts
4
 ETEC2260  Advanced Wireless Communications
3
 ETEC2281  Advanced Network Setup and Troubleshooting 
7
 *GENERAL EDUCATION  
3
     
 TOTAL  
14*

*For the AAS Degree: Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take: MATH 1700 Pre-Calculus, 5-credits. The remaining ten (10) credits must be taken from two or more Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal areas.

**Additional MATH courses may be needed to prepare for Pre-Calculus. MATH 801 Basic Math, MATH 1400 Algebra and Trigonometry, or MATH 900 Elementary & Intermediate Algebra are extra courses to assist in prepraring for Pre-Calculus.

Please consult your program advisor to select courese for the upcoming semester.

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students must demonstrate basic competency in Math, English, and Reading. Competency may be demonstrated through achieving minimum cut scores in new student assessments (Accuplacer); through other assessment exemptions; or through successful completion of Basic Math, Basic English, and Reading courses, earning a “C” or higher before receiving a diploma or an associate in applied science degree.

 Also see graduation standards in Anoka Technical College Student Handbook.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

The Anoka Technical College Special Electronics emphasis associate in applied science (AASprogram has credit transferability to the A+ Personal Computer Support Technician diploma; Electronic Controls Technician emphasis associate in applied science (AAS); Electronic Technician diploma; Computer Servicing/Networking Technician diploma, Special Electronics Technician diploma, and Electric Certificate I, and Electronic Certificate II programs.

For students who want to continue their education and obtain their four-year degree, the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, has articulation agreements with Minnesota State University (Mankato), Minnesota State University (Moorhead), Bemidji State University, and University of Minnesota Crookston. Students can complete most of these four-year degrees through online courses.

To see how this program transfers to other programs, review the Anoka Tech articulation agreements at Minnesota Transfer. Articulation agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements detail how specific courses transfer to a specific program at the partnering school. For a complete list of Anoka Tech’s articulation agreements listed by program please see this Minnesota Transfer link.

This program may also include Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) courses. MnTC courses transfer to meet MnTC general education courses throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. MnTC courses from Anoka Technical College transfer to any MnSCU institution to meet the same goal areas that are met at Anoka Tech.

Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Records and Registration at all transfer schools for details about the institution’s transfer process and policies.

For more information please visit our Transfer page.

Industry Information

As part of the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, Special Electronics Technician associate in applied science (AAS) degree provides students with the technical knowledge and practical experience necessary for an exciting career in electronics, automation and controls, computer servicing/networking, medical equipment servicing, engineering support and more.

Wage/Outlook/Advancement

The Special Electronic Technical emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the electronic engineering department chairperson. See your program advisor for more information.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Faculty

Tom Reid
763-576-4700

The Anoka Technical Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program includes a 69-credit Special Electronics Technician diploma that prepares students in core electronic engineering technology skills, as well as a broad background in computer support and networking.

See your program advisor for more information.

PDF  Program Guide

Prerequisites

The Anoka Technical College Special Electronic Technician diploma is an individualized diploma program that requires pre-approval from the Electronic Engineering Department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

Also see Graduation Requirements.

Credits

  TOTAL CREDITS
 72
 Technical
54
 Core
34
 MACH1100  Machine Technology I
7
 ETEC1101  DC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1111  AC Electrical Theory/Lab
5
 ETEC1201  Solid State Electronic Devices
5
 ETEC1250  Digital I
3
 ETEC1270  Technical Documentation Lab
2
 ETEC1300  Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits
2
 ETEC2010  Basic Wireless Communications
2
 ETEC2070  Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
2
 ETEC2137  Computer Controlled Systems Integrating LabVIEW
4
 ETEC2147  Data Acquisition and Signal Conditioning
     
 Special Electronics Technician Emphasis
20
The Anoka Technical College associate in applied science (AAS) degree in Special Electronic Technical emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the electronic engineering department chairperson.

See your program advisor for more information.

 General Education/MnTC Requirements
15
Fifteen (15) general education credits of Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) are required. Student is required to take:
 *MATH1700  Pre - Calculus (approved MnTC Goal Area Four)
5

The remaining five (5) credits must be taken from the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

*Additional MATH coureses may be needed to prepare for Pre-Calculus.

See your program advisor for more information.

Program Sequence

Coming soon!

Graduation Requirements

All Anoka Technical College students must demonstrate basic competency in Math, English, and Reading. Competency may be demonstrated through achieving minimum cut scores in new student assessments (Accuplacer); through other assessment exemptions; or through successful completion of Basic Math, Basic English, and Reading courses, earning a “C” or higher before receiving a diploma or an associate in applied science degree.

 Also see graduation standards in Anoka Technical College Student Handbook.

NOTE: Program plans are subject to change. Please contact your program advisor for the most current program information.

Transfer Opportunities

The Anoka Technical College Special Electronic Certificate II has credit transferability to the Special Electronics emphasis associate in applied science (AAS) degree; A+ Personal Computer Support Technician diploma; Electronic Controls Technician emphasis associate in applied science (AAS); Electronic Technician diploma; Computer Servicing/Networking Technician diploma and Special Electronics Technician diploma.

For students who want to continue their education and obtain their four-year degree, the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, has articulation agreements with Minnesota State University (Mankato), Minnesota State University (Moorhead), Bemidji State University, and University of Minnesota Crookston. Students can complete most of these four-year degrees through online courses.

To see how this program transfers to other programs, review the Anoka Tech articulation agreements at Minnesota Transfer. Articulation agreements are transfer agreements with specific programs and partnering schools. These agreements detail how specific courses transfer to a specific program at the partnering school. For a complete list of Anoka Tech’s articulation agreements listed by program please see this Minnesota Transfer link.

This program may also include Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) courses. MnTC courses transfer to meet MnTC general education courses throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. MnTC courses from Anoka Technical College transfer to any MnSCU institution to meet the same goal areas that are met at Anoka Tech.

Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Records and Registration at all transfer schools for details about the institution’s transfer process and policies.

For more information please visit our Transfer page.

Industry Information

As part of the Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) program, Special Electronics Technician diploma provides students with the technical knowledge and practical experience necessary for an exciting career in electronics, automation and controls, computer servicing/networking, medical equipment servicing, engineering support and more.

Wage/Outlook/Advancement

The Special Electronic Technical emphasis is an individualized degree program that requires pre-approval from the electronic engineering department chairperson. See your program advisor for more information.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Faculty

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4700

Awards

Degree
Diploma

Start

Fall: August

Contact

Daniel Truchon
763-576-4700